The organic benefits of the herb Barberry Root and it’s special properties

By Jon Barron There are many natural foods that help with digestion and colon cleansing, but few are like Barberry root. It can aid in the secretion of bile to support liver health, act as a mild purgative to disinfect and cleanse the colon, and help regulate the digestive processes all in one swoop. It […]

Organic Greens of Distinction

Written by Chris Hawkins When I go to our local Chinese Buffet, I have enjoyed a simple side dish of bok choy each time I go. I decided to try and make it at home and it turned out delicious! i’ve grown Oriental greens for years but have usually only used these greens in a […]

Organic Seasonal Eating Part 2

In our great-grandmother’s time, the wood stove was central to the house. Breads often were warming on the top area, a big cast iron pot of boiling beans simmering at the back, the tea kettle was on, keeping the house and family hydrated and balancing the dryness of the burning wood.

Organic Seasonal Eating Part 1

Written by Chris Hawkins Organic Seasonal Eating Today Eating natural foods can bring us in touch and in tune with the earth and our bodies, especially if we harmonize our diet with the changing seasons, eating the foods that grow around us. Here Northern hemisphere, partaking of the fresh, new growth in the Spring, the […]

Good, Organic Break-Fast Ideas

Breakfast in the U.S. can be pretty standard, but how healthy is it?

The organic benefits of Vitamin E

Vitamin E has many biological functions, the antioxidant function being the most important and best known in science circles

The organic benefits of a low sodium diet

Most health care practitioners that we have ever talked with about high blood pressure recommend a common target of eating less than 2,000 milligrams of sodium each 24 hour period.

Healthy Trigylcerides: The organic benefits & why do they matter

Triglycerides are a very important measure of your health. Here is why triglycerides matter- and what steps you can take if your triglycerides are too high. If you have been keeping an eye on your high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, there is something else that you need to monitor: your triglyceride level. If you […]

Organic ways to prepare for flu season

By Jim Fain The administrators here at know Dr. Fain personally. We have been counseled by him many times and have permission to re-post his writings. Dr. Fain has been practicing for many years and always writes about good tips for staying healthy using natural products. Here is his latest blog post: The Media […]

The organic benefits of Cofactor Supplements

By Jim Fain, PhD Today we are again discussing the “mainstream” media & how their reporting in general ineffectively reports on natural supplements. This is a topic that we on this side of the fence discuss regularly. Until “western” doctors accept that natural supplements do have effective clinical efficacy, we will continue to battle with […]

Here are the organic benefits of the herb – Green Tea

By Jim Fain, PhD Iced Green tea blended with spearmint or peppermint is refreshing and delicious especially as the days heat up and we get more sun exposure. Most everyone knows of the long-term damage to the skin caused by sunburn and the increased chance of skin cancer. Accordingly, many know about wearing hats, protective […]

A yummy organic recipe for Lobster Ravioli

There is so much fine dining and wine production on the Central Coast of California that it is almost a full time job to learn about it.